Mental Health Resources

When it comes to mental health, educating yourself is the key. You can find information on a number of mental health conditions that insight clinic offers treatment for and helpful information, audio transcripts and links have been uploaded here for your use. Start browsing!

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Disenfranchised Grief

A person who suffers from disenfranchised grief believes that their grief is unacceptable and wrong and they are not allowed to grieve. They also experience a lot of shame in talking about the grief and fear judgment from others. This makes the grief prolonged and long lasting. People at times experience an unbearable amount of emotional…

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Obsessive and Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive and Compulsive Disorder – OCD OCD can occur in any age groups regardless of gender at any stages in their life. The disorder is characterized by intense fear and obsessive irrational thoughts that lead to compulsive behaviours to relieve the anxiety resulted from the obsessive thoughts. The sufferers usually know that their fears are…

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Self Care

Self-care – Why is it so important? Mental health issues are largely preventable with proper self-care. A good self-care plan can help you to manage stress, boost your productivity and wellbeing. It is important to fill your day with pleasant activities. Pleasant activities promote positive thoughts and thus to build hope. It brings significant changes…

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Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a major growing health concern in Australia. Some little known facts about suicide As per the Australian State and Territory suicide data 2016 over a five year period from 2012 to 2016, the average number of suicide deaths per year was 2,795. Suicide is approximately three times higher in males, which is consistent…

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What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) BPD is a serious mental health condition where the sufferer experiences significant emotional pain and carries self-harm and suicide risks.  There are several myths and stigma about this disorder that makes many of the sufferers not to seek diagnosis and treatment. The avoidance of diagnosis and treatment can make the symptoms…